Loss of date format when copy/pasting charts

kellerh

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Does anybody know why formatting gets lost when you copy/paste a chart from one file to another after closing the original file. This happens to me on occasion and I cant find a specific reason why it happens sometimes, and other times it doesnt.

for instance, I have a chart with the x-axis formated weekly for an entire year as 01/03/05 through 12/26/05. When I copy and paste the chart to a different file, the formats go to 38355 through 38712.

Files are being stored on a network, is this a potential reason?
thanks,
Hank
 

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nbrcrunch

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Once you close the original file, the chart has nothing to reference. You can convert the chart to static info and that might solve the issue. No time to test this.
 

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